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Elisapee and Her Baby Seagull
Author: Nancy Mike
Traditional Territory: Inuit
Format: Hardcover
  • When Elisapee’s father brings home a baby seagull, Elisapee falls in love with the bird right away. She feeds and cares for her new friend, named Nau, and even helps Nau learn how to fly! Nau grows, and grows, and grows some more, until she’s big enough to fly all over town and play with the other seagulls. Soon, it seems like Nau is ready to leave home for good, and Elisapee has to learn how to say goodbye. Based on the author’s childhood experience, this charming story about learning to care for animals will delight young readers.

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The Journey Forward, A Novella On Reconciliation
Traditional Territory: Dene, Métis
Format: Paperback
  • Two award-winning voices.
    Two stories on Reconciliation.
    Two amazing covers.
    One unforgettable book.



    The Journey Forward, A Novella On Reconciliation:

    When We Play Our Drums, They Sing!

    by Richard Van Camp

    This the story of 12-year-old Dene Cho, who is angry that his people are losing their language, traditions, and ways of being. Elder Snowbird is there to answer some of Dene Cho’s questions, and to share their history including the impact Residential schools continue to have on their people. It is through this conversation with Snowbird that Dene Cho begins to find himself, and begins to realize that understanding the past can ultimately change the future.

    Tessa Macintosh’s wonderful photographs are featured on the cover and interior of this memorable story.



    The Journey Forward, A Novella On Reconciliation:

    Lucy & Lola

    by Monique Gray Smith

    Lucy and Lola are 11-year-old twins who are heading to Gabriola Island, BC, to spend the summer with their Kookum (grandmother) while their mother studies for the bar exam. During their time with Kookum, the girls begin to learn about her experiences in being sent — and having to send their mother — to Residential school. Ultimately, they discover what it means to be inter-generational survivors.

    Award-winning illustrator Julie Flett created the amazing cover illustration and interior spot art that perfectly suit this engaging novella.



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No More No Name
Author: Tim Tingle
Traditional Territory: Choctaw
Format: Paperback
  • Tim Tingle's first novel in the contemporary No Name series depicts the struggles of Choctaw teen Bobby Byington. A strong-willed and determined high school basketballer, Bobby must carve a path through the dark world of his father's alcoholism and angry nature. In the second book, No More No Name, Bobby's mother returns home, and Bobby's basketball team, galvanized by his impressive shooting skills, begins to win. But trouble looms when his father's cravings resurface "Son, I hope you never fully understand what I'm going through. Every day, every hour, every minute. An owl claws on me from inside my chest. The desire to have one-just one more drink-that is the owl."

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Quand on etait seuls
Traditional Territory: Cree
Format: Hardcover
  • Récipiendaire du prix littéraire du Gouverneur général 2017, pour la version originale When we Were Alone.En aidant sa grand-mère à entretenir son jardin, une fillette remarque chez celle-ci des caractéristiques qui piquent sa curiosité. Pourquoi sa grand-mère porte-t-elle ses longs cheveux en tresses et des vêtements de couleurs vives? Pourquoi parle-t-elle une autre langue et passe-t-elle tant de temps avec sa famille? Ces questions amènent l’ainée à parler des années qu’elle a passées enfant dans un pensionnat autochtone, endroit où tout lui avait été enlevé. Quand on était seuls raconte une période difficile et constitue, en dernier ressort, un témoignage de courage et de prise en charge personnelle.

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Turn on the Night
Author: Geraldo Valerio
Format: Hardcover
  • A little girl falls asleep and in her dream becomes a huge gray wolf, like the one in her bedtime story. Out the window she leaps, and a marvelous nighttime adventure unfolds. She visits the rooster in his coop, and invites him to hop upon her back and together they run through the night. A reindeer joins in the fun, until the three are suddenly stopped in their tracks by a giant dazzling star. The reindeer climbs upon the wolf, and the rooster upon the reindeer to reach the star, then they carry it home, where it brings all kinds of light to the little girl’s world.

    This vibrantly illustrated wordless picture book is a celebration of the inspiration and freedom to be found in stories, dreams and the imagination.

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Black Sheep, White Crow and Other Windmill Tales: Stories from Navajo Country
Author: Jim Kristofic
Format: Paperback
  • When Kameron moves to his grandma's sheep camp on the Navajo Reservation, he leaves behind his cell phone reception and his friends. The young boy's world becomes even stranger when Kameron takes the sheep out to the local windmill and meets an old storyteller. As the seasons turn, the old man weaves eight tales that teach the deeper story of the Diné country and the Diné people.

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One Eagle Soaring
Traditional Territory: Tsimshian
Format: Board Book
  • Following on the success of their bestselling board book Hello Humpback!, the celebrated and award-winning authors Roy Henry Vickers and Robert Budd are back with One Eagle Soaring, the second volume in their exciting new series, First West Coast Books. One Eagle Soaring, a “first numbers” book, explores counting and numbers with the help of West Coast animals—from a single eagle aloft, to a pair of swimming whales, as well as leaping frogs, honey-hungry bears and a group of ten dozing marmots. Combining Roy Henry Vickers’ vivid illustrations, a glossy tactile finish and a simple yet catchy text, this sturdy board book introduces babies and toddlers to the spectacular scenery and wildlife of British Columbia.

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Homophobia: Deal with it and turn prejudice into pride
Author: Steven Solomon
Format: Paperback
  • That's so gay! It's a phrase commonly heard in school halls and playgrounds. But when used as a put-down, it's also homophobic. With plenty of quizzes, Q+As, comics, and scenarios, this interactive and highly visual new book in the Deal With It series helps kids determine what is -- and what isn't -- homophobia, and what they can do to make their schools, homes, and communities more safe and inclusive for everyone.

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Teasing: Deal with it before the joke's on you
Author: Steve Pitt
Format: Paperback
  • Fry Reading Level - 6.1

    Humour is a great way to deal with conflict, but it can lead to conflict, too. Whether intentional or not, teasing can cause offense, hurt feelings, and create misunderstandings. This book offers young people help in dealing with problems that stem from teasing and other kinds of humour.

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Song on the Wind
Format: Hardcover
  • This poetic story has universal appeal and spans time and distance with eloquent simplicity. In fourteen gentle stanzas, sleepy-eyed children throughout history draw comfort from bedtime tales and tender lullabies. Here, their innate curiosity about the world around them is satisfied by timeless music that drifts through centuries on the wind. Loving parents sing of white polar bears, northern lights, sea creatures, and woodland animals that dance under the stars and visit each child on the edge of sleep. Evocative rhyming text and vivid images will call little ones back time and again to hear the song that drifts into their own special dreams and links them to past and future generations.

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Find the Fish
Format: Paperback
  • It’s “Find the Fish” – an eye-spy style book. It’s the “Where’s Waldo” of the marine world aimed at increasing awareness of the life in the NE Pacific Ocean.

    In addition to being fun, the book is intended to add to the knowledge of just how diverse and colourful life is in these cold, dark waters. Text provides background on the images and invites children to look for other species as well as the featured fish.

    It is soft-cover and features eleven searches for fish. Each search is spread across two pages to be 17″ by 11″ (43 cm x 28 cm). Answer pages are included showing the location of the fish with additional labeling of other species. Please see example pages below.

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Raven Series Complete Set
Author: Terri Mack
Traditional Territory: Kwakwaka'wakw
Format: Coil Bound
  • The Raven Series are a set of six books written for the emergent reader and learner. Each book focuses on a specific learning intention that builds on strengthening learning with the support of an adult. The titles and their learning intentions are:

    Raven and the Box: promotes an oral retell
    Raven and Duck: basic concepts
    Raven and Frog Count: number recognition
    I Spy Raven: rhyme and perspective
    Raven Sings the ABC's: letter recognition, vocabulary building
    Raven Makes a Necklace: colours and patterns

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Métis Christmas Mittens
Traditional Territory: Métis
Format: Paperback
  • The holiday season has always been a very special time for Métis families. A family-oriented people, the Métis often didn’t have money to buy expensive presents, but instead made practical items with much love. In this spirit, award-winning author and illustrator, Leah Marie Dorion takes readers back to the Métis tradition of making mittens for loved ones. Métis Christmas Mittens is a touching ode to Métis family life is accompanied by Leah’s distinctive and evocative art.

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Once in a Blue Moon
Author: Danielle Daniel
Traditional Territory: Métis
Format: Hardcover
  • Inspired by the expression “once in a blue moon,” Danielle Daniel has created a book of short poems, each one describing a rare or special experience that turns an ordinary day into a memorable one. She describes the thrill of seeing a double rainbow, the Northern Lights or a shooting star as well as quieter pleasures such as spotting a turtle basking in the sun or a family of ducks waddling across the road.

    In simple words and delightful naïve images, Once in a Blue Moon celebrates the magical moments that can be found in the beauty and wonders of nature.

    With the same simple yet sophisticated design as Danielle’s award-winning picture book Sometimes I Feel Like a Fox, this book is a very accessible and inviting introduction to poetry for young readers.

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Little Chief and The Gifts of Morning Star
Traditional Territory: Cree
Format: Hardcover
  • This book introduces a young girl and her horse into Little Chief’s life. Their adventure takes them on an exquisite journey which transforms her loss and grieving into self discovery and resilience through a new found hope.


    Includes CD with narrated story and song

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War of the Blink
Traditional Territory: Haida
Format: Hardcover
  • “This Haida manga intriguingly blends graphic storytelling with a fine art sensibility… Yahgulanaas communicates via an arresting series of images evoking the traditional visual arts of the Haida people.” —Publisher’s Weekly

    The brilliant follow-up to RED: A Haida Manga — another stunningly inventive retelling of an ancient Haida tale.

    The latest offering from acclaimed graphic artist Michael Nicoll Yahgulanaas, War of the Blink is a stunning full-colour graphic novel about war and peace.

    It is the story of a fisherman who suspects a party of raiders is descending upon his island home. When his warnings are not heeded, the man sets out to guard the village on his own, only to find himself caught up in a high-stakes game of kidnap and bluff.

    All this leads to a final showdown, in which one of the sides must blink first—and the villagers find a surprising way to save face and their home, and avoid bloodshed.

    Combining traditional Northwest coast and Japanese comic art in Yahgulanaas’ own, dizzingly original mish-mash, War of the Blink is a timeless fable about the bravery it takes to choose peace over war.

    An earlier version of the artwork was displayed at the Vancouver Art Gallery a part of the groundbreaking exhibition “Raven Travelling.”

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The Spirit Trackers
Traditional Territory: Ojibway
Format: Hardcover
  • Cousins Will and Tom have always wanted to become Trackers just like their uncle.

    While spending time with Uncle he shares the story of the Windigo with the boys. A story that seems to be coming true when Will and Tom hear strange noises outside of their bedroom window. And then they find the huge tracks in the snow. It has to be the Windigo - the Wandering Night Spirit of Winter!

    And the boys know what good trackers would do so they follow the trail deep into the dark forest to uncover the mystery.

    Young readers will be able to improve their tracking skills as they find clues hidden in the illustrations along with Will and Tom.

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The Eagle's Path
Traditional Territory: Mohawk
Format: Paperback
  • Anna explores what it means to be Mohawk, her own identity and the identity of others as she learns to follow the Eagle’s path. She learns how her culture has taught many generations to value honesty, wisdom and courage in their day-to-day lives. Anna also learns about two-spirit people when her best friend tells her that she likes other girls. This revelation leaves her full of questions, and with support from her wise and loving mother, she understands the value in accepting everyone for who they are.

    A powerful story to share with children of all ages.

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The Sockeye Mother
Traditional Territory: Gitxsan
Format: Hardcover
  • To the Gitxsan people of Northwestern British Columbia, the sockeye salmon is more than just a source of food. Over its life cycle, it nourishes the very land and forests that the Skeena River runs through and where the Gitxsan make their home. The Sockeye Mother explores how the animals, water, soil, and seasons are all intertwined.

    1 SMALL FRY

    There’s a strong undertow today. The turbulent waters caress the backs of the little semelparous life forms emerging from their gravel nests. A small free-swimming fry bears witness to the currents of spring, after spending weeks developing and using up its nutritious yolk sack. It’s one of few remaining fry leaving its long winter’s home to seek out nursing waters.

    This is the time of Wihlaxs (the black bear’s walking moon), which is early spring to the Gitxsan peoples of the Pacific Northwest Interior. Change is in the air, the days grow longer, and renewal is the life force that guides the world around the little fry’s waterways. Flora cells are starting to stir, preparing to bud and bring green to the landscape. Stores of food for the people along Xsan (river of mists) is running low, but preparations for the new seasons of fishing and gathering have begun. New snow falls to take away the old snow, which the Gitxsan call dalugwa.

    Miso’o, or sockeye, are one of many species of salmon that call Xsan home. Although all species are valued, the Gitxsan prefer the flavour and number of Sockeye that return to their spawning grounds every year. The cultures along Xsan, otherwise known as the Skeena River, flourished and shaped their existence around the life cycles of this keystone species. Little does this small sockeye fry know that its life cycle not only nourishes the people and other beings along the watersheds, it is the whole reason the forests and landscapes exist.

    2 TIME TO GROW

    After a couple of years of “schooling” in the deeper parts of the nursing lake, this sockeye has become a smolt. Its little silvery body begins taking the shape of its blue-backed future self. The smolt is outgrowing the lake, and this signals Lasa ya’a (the spring salmon’s returning moon), so the little sockeye begins its treacherous journey down the Skeena.

    As the spring salmons return, the sockeye smolts depart to relieve their urge for saliferous waters. April carries summer innuendos, as warm winds flow through nearly blooming flowers. The scent of pines and cedar waft across moist pillowy moss. The nets and rods of the Gitxsan people scour Xsan in hopes of taking part in the return of ya’a, the spring salmon. Ceremony is held and feasts occur to welcome the runs of salmon who come to replenish the land. It’s not only a time to give thanks, but also a time to send prayer that the salmon will always return, that they will provide nourishment for all that is living within its realm.

    The young sockeye has so far avoided predation, dodged the unnaturally changing landscape denuding from the clear-cutting of man, and escaped the hungry hands of ’watxs, the otter. The smolt and her school have made their journey to the Pacific, and north to the ocean waters, where they will continue to feed and grow.

    3 A REPLENISHING DEATH

    For two years the sockeye mother has been feeding in the ocean waters, while avoiding sharks and killer whales. Through instinct, smell and much that is still not understood, the sockeye mother swims against the powerful currents of Xsan to return to the exact place in the rivers where she was spawned.

    It’s now Lasa lik’i’nxsw (the grizzly bear’s moon). August is the time when all the Gitxsan people and grizzly bears pluck hundreds of thousands of sockeye from the Skeena. Many predators such as the grizzly discard most of the carcass. They carry their catch sometimes hundreds of metres into the forest, only to eat the fatty bellies and eggs. The decaying bodies of the salmon leaves nitrogen that nourishes the soil.

    Battered and beaten by the journey, she is literally decaying due to lack of food and constant hard work. She finds a male partner who’s dug a nest to her liking. She lays her eggs. She can now die a replenishing death. The dying salmon bodies become fertilizer for all the flora that shape the great lands. Without the sockeye mother, the Gitxsan as they are, would simply not exist.

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Strangers The Reckoner, Book 1
Traditional Territory: Norway House
Format: Paperback
  • When Cole Harper is compelled to return to Wounded Sky First Nation, he finds his community in chaos: a series of shocking murders, a mysterious illness ravaging the residents, and reemerging questions about Cole’s role in the tragedy that drove him away 10 years ago. With the aid of an unhelpful spirit, a disfigured ghost, and his two oldest friends, Cole tries to figure out his purpose, and unravel the mysteries he left behind a decade ago. Will he find the answers in time to save his community?

    Strangers is the first novel in The Reckoner, a series by David Alexander Robertson, award–winning writer and author of HighWater Press’ acclaimed children’s book When We Were Alone.

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We Are All Connected Complete Series
Traditional Territory: Various
Format: Paperback
  • “We Are All Connected” is a series that explores how we all live together in a shared balance upon Mother Earth. Each book explores a specific ecosystem with a focus on one animal and its adaptations for survival within that ecosystem. Indigenous interviewees, each living within the same area, have responded to strategic questions as to how their community interacts with the land, their traditional territory. Explore each text with a sense of inquiry in mind.

    8 We Are All Connected Titles

    Coast Salish, Coastal Rainforests and Cougars
    Haisla, Rivers and Chinook Salmon
    Inuit, Tundra and Ravens
    Lakota, Mixed Grasslands and Bald Eagles
    Métis, Wetlands and Mallards
    Nisga'a, Ponds and Leopard Frogs
    Nlaka'pamux, Grasslands and Rattlesnakes
    Sto:lo, Riparian Forests and Black Bears

    Each title covers the following curricular areas.

    Traditional storytelling and artwork begin each title from the focus Indigenous territory.

    Science: Biodiversity, classification, life cycles, food chains, food webs and connections between living and non-living things are just some of the science concepts included in each book.

    Social Studies: Contemporary and historical Indigenous cultural knowledge flows throughout each book. Local land forms, gatherings, harvesting practices and government are some of the social studies concepts included in each book.


    2 Foundation Titles

    The two foundational books provide deeper understanding of the content of the “We Are All Connected” titles.

    We Are All Connected: The Earth, Our Home- explores biomes, ecosystems and biodiversity.

    We Are All Connected: The Earth, We Share- explores the interconnectedness between living and non-living things.



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The Six Cedar Trees
Author: Margot Landahl
Traditional Territory: Coast Salish
Format: Paperback
  • What lessons can we learn from our Coast Salish animals? This is the question Eagle explores as he settles in a tall grove of cedar trees nestled in the corner of a school playground. The Six Cedar Trees allows readers to understand the characteristics and habits of six Coast Salish animals and how these teachings can help them develop a deeper understanding of themselves.

    Cultural edits by Celestine Aleck and Terri Mack.

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More Baby Wild Animals
Format: Paperback
  • This follow-up to Baby Wild Animals features colourful photography and simple captions designed to instill an early interest in wildlife. More Baby Wild Animals features over species of mammals, birds, and marine life in their natural environments and captures them at the early stages of life as they learn to walk, run, swim, and fly. From baby otters and whales to bear cubs and baby ducks, this book is the perfect introduction to our wild and wonderful world for children ages three to six.

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Nathan
Author: Susan Ouriou
Traditional Territory: Métis
Format: Paperback
  • Ten-year-old Nathan has a number of big challenges to overcome. One is the school bully who delights in tormenting him. Another is Nathan's Grampa who has Alzheimer's. When Grampa moves in with Nathan, he introduces him to part of his heritage he knew nothing about: a First Nations ancestor whose story of hope inspires Nathan to face himself, and the future.

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Deux gilets métis (6-Pack)
Traditional Territory: Métis
Format: Paperback
  • Un gilet métis est un vêtement. Il est comme une veste courte sans manches. Il a des boutons sur le devant.
    Les femmes métisses adornent les gilets avec des dessins colorés et des franges.

    Il y a des images de deux gilets métis dans ce livre. Lequel des deux serait plus difficile à faire d’après toi ? Pourquoi ?

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Sukaq and the Raven
Author: Roy Goose
Traditional Territory: Inuit
Format: Hardcover
  • Sukaq loves to drift off to sleep listening to his mother tell him stories. His favourite story is the tale of how a raven created the world. But this time, as his mother begins to tell the story and his eyelids become heavy, he is suddenly whisked away on the wings of the raven to ride along as the entire world is formed! This traditional legend from Inuit storyteller Roy Goose is brought to life through co-author Kerry McCluskey's jubilant retelling.

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Ukaliq and Kalla Go Fishing
Author: Nadia Mike
Traditional Territory: Inuit
Format: Hardcover
  • Ukaliq and Kalla are two friends who could not be more different. Ukaliq is loud, excited, and always looking for adventure. Kalla on the other hand, is calm, quiet, and knows it’s best to be well prepared before travelling out on the land or sea ice. When the two friends head out for a day of fishing, Ukaliq can barely wait to get his line in the water - but his eagerness to catch a fish may just leave him empty handed in the end. There is a lot Kalla could teach Ukaliq about a successful fishing trip, if only Ukaliq would sit still long enough to listen!

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A Day With Yayah
Traditional Territory: Okanagan
Format: Hardcover
  • Set in the Okanagon, BC, a First Nations family goes on an outing to forage for herbs and mushrooms. Grandmother passes down her knowledge of plant life to her young grandchildren.

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The Water Walker
Traditional Territory: Atikameksheng Anishnawbek
Format: Hardcover
  • The story of a determined Ojibwe Grandmother (Nokomis) Josephine Mandamin and her great love for Nibi (water). Nokomis walks to raise awareness of our need to protect Nibi for future generations, and for all life on the planet. She, along with other women, men, and youth, have walked around all the Great Lakes from the four salt waters, or oceans, to Lake Superior. The walks are full of challenges, and by her example Josephine invites us all to take up our responsibility to protect our water, the giver of life, and to protect our planet for all generations.

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Kisimi Taimaippaktut Angirrarijarani / Only in My Hometown
Traditional Territory: Inuit
Format: Hardcover
  • The northern lights shine, women gather to eat raw caribou meat and everyone could be family in this ode to small-town life in Nunavut, written in English and Inuktitut.

    Sisters Angnakuluk Friesen and Ippiksaut Friesen collaborate on this story about what it’s like to grow up in an Inuit community in Nunavut. Every line about the hometown in this book will have readers thinking about what makes their own hometowns unique. With strong social studies curriculum connections, Kisimi Taimaippaktut Angirrarijarani / ᑭᓯᒥ ᑕᐃᒪᐃᑉᐸᒃᑐᑦ ᐊᖏᕐᕋᕆᔭᕋᓂ / Only in My Hometown introduces young readers to life in the Canadian North, as well as the Inuit language and culture.

    Angnakuluk’s simple text, translated into Inuktitut and written out in syllabics and transliterated roman characters, is complemented by Ippiksaut’s warm paintings of their shared hometown.

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Coyote Tales
Author: Thomas King
Traditional Territory: Cherokee
Format: Hardcover
  • Two tales, set in a time “when animals and human beings still talked to each other,” display Thomas King’s cheeky humor and master storytelling skills. Freshly illustrated and reissued as an early chapter book, these stories are perfect for newly independent readers.

    In Coyote Sings to the Moon, Coyote is at first the cause of misfortune. In those days, when the moon was much brighter and closer to the earth, Old Woman and the animals would sing to her each night. Coyote attempts to join them, but his voice is so terrible they beg him to stop. He is crushed and lashes out — who needs Moon anyway? Furious, Moon dives into a pond, plunging the world into darkness. But clever Old Woman comes up with a plan to send Moon back up into the sky and, thanks to Coyote, there she stays.

    In Coyote’s New Suit, mischievous Raven wreaks havoc when she suggests that Coyote’s toasty brown suit is not the finest in the forest, thus prompting him to steal suits belonging to all the other animals. Meanwhile, Raven tells the other animals to borrow clothes from the humans’ camp. When Coyote finds that his closet is too full, Raven slyly suggests he hold a yard sale, then sends the human beings (in their underwear) and the animals (in their ill-fitting human clothes) along for the fun. A hilarious illustration of the consequences of wanting more than we need.

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Turtle Island: The Story of North America's First People
Traditional Territory: Piikani
Format: Paperback
  • Unlike most books that chronicle the history of Native peoples beginning with the arrival of Europeans in 1492, this book goes back to the Ice Age to give young readers a glimpse of what life was like pre-contact. The title, Turtle Island, refers to a Native myth that explains how North and Central America were formed on the back of a turtle. Based on archeological finds and scientific research, we now have a clearer picture of how the Indigenous people lived. Using that knowledge, the authors take the reader back as far as 14,000 years ago to imagine moments in time. A wide variety of topics are featured, from the animals that came and disappeared over time, to what people ate, how they expressed themselves through art, and how they adapted to their surroundings. The importance of story-telling among the Native peoples is always present to shed light on how they explained their world. The end of the book takes us to modern times when the story of the Native peoples is both tragic and hopeful.

    Paperback: 116 pages
    Physical Dimensions: 7.50" x 9.30"

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We Are All Connected: Sto:lo, Riparian Forests and Black Bears
Traditional Territory: Sto:lo
Format: Paperback
  • “We Are All Connected” is a series that explores how we all live together in a shared balance upon Mother Earth. Each book explores a specific ecosystem with a focus on one animal and its adaptations for survival within that ecosystem. Indigenous interviewees, each living within the same area, have responded to strategic questions as to how their community interacts with the land, their traditional territory. Explore each text with a sense of inquiry in mind.

    8 We Are All Connected Titles

    Coast Salish, Coastal Rainforests and Cougars
    Haisla, Rivers and Chinook Salmon
    Inuit, Tundra and Ravens
    Lakota, Mixed Grasslands and Bald Eagles
    Métis, Wetlands and Mallards
    Nisga'a, Ponds and Leopard Frogs
    Nlaka'pamux, Grasslands and Rattlesnakes
    Sto:lo, Riparian Forests and Black Bears

    Each title covers the following curricular areas.

    Traditional storytelling and artwork begin each title from the focus Indigenous territory.

    Science: Biodiversity, classification, life cycles, food chains, food webs and connections between living and non-living things are just some of the science concepts included in each book.

    Social Studies: Contemporary and historical Indigenous cultural knowledge flows throughout each book. Local land forms, gatherings, harvesting practices and government are some of the social studies concepts included in each book.

    2 Foundation Titles

    The two foundational books provide deeper understanding of the content of the “We Are All Connected” titles.

    We Are All Connected: The Earth, Our Home- explores biomes, ecosystems and biodiversity.

    We Are All Connected: The Earth, We Share- explores the interconnectedness between living and non-living things.

    Coming soon – A FREE set of lesson plan downloads that will have an inquiry focus. If you are a member of our website, you will receive the download link via our Newsletter. Otherwise, keep checking the website!

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We Are All Connected: Inuit, Tundra and Ravens
Traditional Territory: Inuit
Format: Paperback
  • “We Are All Connected” is a series that explores how we all live together in a shared balance upon Mother Earth. Each book explores a specific ecosystem with a focus on one animal and its adaptations for survival within that ecosystem. Indigenous interviewees, each living within the same area, have responded to strategic questions as to how their community interacts with the land, their traditional territory. Explore each text with a sense of inquiry in mind.

    8 We Are All Connected Titles

    Coast Salish, Coastal Rainforests and Cougars
    Haisla, Rivers and Chinook Salmon
    Inuit, Tundra and Ravens
    Lakota, Mixed Grasslands and Bald Eagles
    Métis, Wetlands and Mallards
    Nisga'a, Ponds and Leopard Frogs
    Nlaka'pamux, Grasslands and Rattlesnakes
    Sto:lo, Riparian Forests and Black Bears

    Each title covers the following curricular areas.

    Traditional storytelling and artwork begin each title from the focus Indigenous territory.

    Science: Biodiversity, classification, life cycles, food chains, food webs and connections between living and non-living things are just some of the science concepts included in each book.

    Social Studies: Contemporary and historical Indigenous cultural knowledge flows throughout each book. Local land forms, gatherings, harvesting practices and government are some of the social studies concepts included in each book.

    2 Foundation Titles

    The two foundational books provide deeper understanding of the content of the “We Are All Connected” titles.

    We Are All Connected: The Earth, Our Home- explores biomes, ecosystems and biodiversity.

    We Are All Connected: The Earth, We Share- explores the interconnectedness between living and non-living things.

    Coming soon – A FREE set of lesson plan downloads that will have an inquiry focus. If you are a member of our website, you will receive the download link via our Newsletter. Otherwise, keep checking the website!

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We Are All Connected: Métis, Wetlands and Mallards
Traditional Territory: Métis
Format: Paperback
  • “We Are All Connected” is a series that explores how we all live together in a shared balance upon Mother Earth. Each book explores a specific ecosystem with a focus on one animal and its adaptations for survival within that ecosystem. Indigenous interviewees, each living within the same area, have responded to strategic questions as to how their community interacts with the land, their traditional territory. Explore each text with a sense of inquiry in mind.

    8 We Are All Connected Titles

    Coast Salish, Coastal Rainforests and Cougars
    Haisla, Rivers and Chinook Salmon
    Inuit, Tundra and Ravens
    Lakota, Mixed Grasslands and Bald Eagles
    Métis, Wetlands and Mallards
    Nisga'a, Ponds and Leopard Frogs
    Nlaka'pamux, Grasslands and Rattlesnakes
    Sto:lo, Riparian Forests and Black Bears

    Each title covers the following curricular areas.

    Traditional storytelling and artwork begin each title from the focus Indigenous territory.

    Science: Biodiversity, classification, life cycles, food chains, food webs and connections between living and non-living things are just some of the science concepts included in each book.

    Social Studies: Contemporary and historical Indigenous cultural knowledge flows throughout each book. Local land forms, gatherings, harvesting practices and government are some of the social studies concepts included in each book.

    2 Foundation Titles

    The two foundational books provide deeper understanding of the content of the “We Are All Connected” titles.

    We Are All Connected: The Earth, Our Home- explores biomes, ecosystems and biodiversity.

    We Are All Connected: The Earth, We Share- explores the interconnectedness between living and non-living things.

    Coming soon – A FREE set of lesson plan downloads that will have an inquiry focus. If you are a member of our website, you will receive the download link via our Newsletter. Otherwise, keep checking the website!

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$19.95

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We Are All Connected: Lakota, Mixed Grasslands and Bald Eagles
Traditional Territory: Lakota
Format: Paperback
  • “We Are All Connected” is a series that explores how we all live together in a shared balance upon Mother Earth. Each book explores a specific ecosystem with a focus on one animal and its adaptations for survival within that ecosystem. Indigenous interviewees, each living within the same area, have responded to strategic questions as to how their community interacts with the land, their traditional territory. Explore each text with a sense of inquiry in mind.

    8 We Are All Connected Titles

    Coast Salish, Coastal Rainforests and Cougars
    Haisla, Rivers and Chinook Salmon
    Inuit, Tundra and Ravens
    Lakota, Mixed Grasslands and Bald Eagles
    Métis, Wetlands and Mallards
    Nisga'a, Ponds and Leopard Frogs
    Nlaka'pamux, Grasslands and Rattlesnakes
    Sto:lo, Riparian Forests and Black Bears

    Each title covers the following curricular areas.

    Traditional storytelling and artwork begin each title from the focus Indigenous territory.

    Science: Biodiversity, classification, life cycles, food chains, food webs and connections between living and non-living things are just some of the science concepts included in each book.

    Social Studies: Contemporary and historical Indigenous cultural knowledge flows throughout each book. Local land forms, gatherings, harvesting practices and government are some of the social studies concepts included in each book.

    2 Foundation Titles

    The two foundational books provide deeper understanding of the content of the “We Are All Connected” titles.

    We Are All Connected: The Earth, Our Home- explores biomes, ecosystems and biodiversity.

    We Are All Connected: The Earth, We Share- explores the interconnectedness between living and non-living things.

    Coming soon – A FREE set of lesson plan downloads that will have an inquiry focus. If you are a member of our website, you will receive the download link via our Newsletter. Otherwise, keep checking the website!

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$19.95

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We Are All Connected: Haisla, Rivers and Salmon
Traditional Territory: Haisla
Format: Paperback
  • “We Are All Connected” is a series that explores how we all live together in a shared balance upon Mother Earth. Each book explores a specific ecosystem with a focus on one animal and its adaptations for survival within that ecosystem. Indigenous interviewees, each living within the same area, have responded to strategic questions as to how their community interacts with the land, their traditional territory. Explore each text with a sense of inquiry in mind.

    8 We Are All Connected Titles

    Coast Salish, Coastal Rainforests and Cougars
    Haisla, Rivers and Chinook Salmon
    Inuit, Tundra and Ravens
    Lakota, Mixed Grasslands and Bald Eagles
    Métis, Wetlands and Mallards
    Nisga'a, Ponds and Leopard Frogs
    Nlaka'pamux, Grasslands and Rattlesnakes
    Sto:lo, Riparian Forests and Black Bears

    Each title covers the following curricular areas.

    Traditional storytelling and artwork begin each title from the focus Indigenous territory.

    Science: Biodiversity, classification, life cycles, food chains, food webs and connections between living and non-living things are just some of the science concepts included in each book.

    Social Studies: Contemporary and historical Indigenous cultural knowledge flows throughout each book. Local land forms, gatherings, harvesting practices and government are some of the social studies concepts included in each book.

    2 Foundation Titles

    The two foundational books provide deeper understanding of the content of the “We Are All Connected” titles.

    We Are All Connected: The Earth, Our Home- explores biomes, ecosystems and biodiversity.

    We Are All Connected: The Earth, We Share- explores the interconnectedness between living and non-living things.

    Coming soon – A FREE set of lesson plan downloads that will have an inquiry focus. If you are a member of our website, you will receive the download link via our Newsletter. Otherwise, keep checking the website!

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$19.95

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We Are All Connected: Nlaka'pamux, Dry Grasslands and Rattlesnakes
Traditional Territory: Nlaka'pamux
Format: Paperback
  • “We Are All Connected” is a series that explores how we all live together in a shared balance upon Mother Earth. Each book explores a specific ecosystem with a focus on one animal and its adaptations for survival within that ecosystem. Indigenous interviewees, each living within the same area, have responded to strategic questions as to how their community interacts with the land, their traditional territory. Explore each text with a sense of inquiry in mind.

    8 We Are All Connected Titles

    Coast Salish, Coastal Rainforests and Cougars
    Haisla, Rivers and Chinook Salmon
    Inuit, Tundra and Ravens
    Lakota, Mixed Grasslands and Bald Eagles
    Métis, Wetlands and Mallards
    Nisga'a, Ponds and Leopard Frogs
    Nlaka'pamux, Grasslands and Rattlesnakes
    Sto:lo, Riparian Forests and Black Bears

    Each title covers the following curricular areas.

    Traditional storytelling and artwork begin each title from the focus Indigenous territory.

    Science: Biodiversity, classification, life cycles, food chains, food webs and connections between living and non-living things are just some of the science concepts included in each book.

    Social Studies: Contemporary and historical Indigenous cultural knowledge flows throughout each book. Local land forms, gatherings, harvesting practices and government are some of the social studies concepts included in each book.

    2 Foundation Titles

    The two foundational books provide deeper understanding of the content of the “We Are All Connected” titles.

    We Are All Connected: The Earth, Our Home- explores biomes, ecosystems and biodiversity.

    We Are All Connected: The Earth, We Share- explores the interconnectedness between living and non-living things.

    Coming soon – A FREE set of lesson plan downloads that will have an inquiry focus. If you are a member of our website, you will receive the download link via our Newsletter. Otherwise, keep checking the website!

Authentic Canadian Content
$19.95

Quantity:
We Are All Connected: Nisga'a, Ponds and Leopard Frogs
Traditional Territory: Nisga'a
Format: Paperback
  • “We Are All Connected” is a series that explores how we all live together in a shared balance upon Mother Earth. Each book explores a specific ecosystem with a focus on one animal and its adaptations for survival within that ecosystem. Indigenous interviewees, each living within the same area, have responded to strategic questions as to how their community interacts with the land, their traditional territory. Explore each text with a sense of inquiry in mind.

    8 We Are All Connected Titles

    Coast Salish, Coastal Rainforests and Cougars
    Haisla, Rivers and Chinook Salmon
    Inuit, Tundra and Ravens
    Lakota, Mixed Grasslands and Bald Eagles
    Métis, Wetlands and Mallards
    Nisga'a, Ponds and Leopard Frogs
    Nlaka'pamux, Grasslands and Rattlesnakes
    Sto:lo, Riparian Forests and Black Bears

    Each title covers the following curricular areas.

    Traditional storytelling and artwork begin each title from the focus Indigenous territory.

    Science: Biodiversity, classification, life cycles, food chains, food webs and connections between living and non-living things are just some of the science concepts included in each book.

    Social Studies: Contemporary and historical Indigenous cultural knowledge flows throughout each book. Local land forms, gatherings, harvesting practices and government are some of the social studies concepts included in each book.

    2 Foundation Titles

    The two foundational books provide deeper understanding of the content of the “We Are All Connected” titles.

    We Are All Connected: The Earth, Our Home- explores biomes, ecosystems and biodiversity.

    We Are All Connected: The Earth, We Share- explores the interconnectedness between living and non-living things.

    Coming soon – A FREE set of lesson plan downloads that will have an inquiry focus. If you are a member of our website, you will receive the download link via our Newsletter. Otherwise, keep checking the website!

Authentic Canadian Content
$19.95

Quantity:
We Are All Connected: Coast Salish, Coastal Rainforests and Cougars
Traditional Territory: Coast Salish
Format: Paperback
  • “We Are All Connected” is a series that explores how we all live together in a shared balance upon Mother Earth. Each book explores a specific ecosystem with a focus on one animal and its adaptations for survival within that ecosystem. Indigenous interviewees, each living within the same area, have responded to strategic questions as to how their community interacts with the land, their traditional territory. Explore each text with a sense of inquiry in mind.

    8 We Are All Connected Titles

    Coast Salish, Coastal Rainforests and Cougars
    Haisla, Rivers and Chinook Salmon
    Inuit, Tundra and Ravens
    Lakota, Mixed Grasslands and Bald Eagles
    Métis, Wetlands and Mallards
    Nisga'a, Ponds and Leopard Frogs
    Nlaka'pamux, Grasslands and Rattlesnakes
    Sto:lo, Riparian Forests and Black Bears

    Each title covers the following curricular areas.

    Traditional storytelling and artwork begin each title from the focus Indigenous territory.

    Science: Biodiversity, classification, life cycles, food chains, food webs and connections between living and non-living things are just some of the science concepts included in each book.

    Social Studies: Contemporary and historical Indigenous cultural knowledge flows throughout each book. Local land forms, gatherings, harvesting practices and government are some of the social studies concepts included in each book.


    2 Foundation Titles

    The two foundational books provide deeper understanding of the content of the “We Are All Connected” titles.

    We Are All Connected: The Earth, Our Home- explores biomes, ecosystems and biodiversity.

    We Are All Connected: The Earth, We Share- explores the interconnectedness between living and non-living things.

    Coming soon – A FREE set of lesson plan downloads that will have an inquiry focus. If you are a member of our website, you will receive the download link via our Newsletter. Otherwise, keep checking the website!

Authentic Canadian Content
$19.95

Quantity:
We Are All Connected: The Earth, Our Home
Author: Brenda Boreham
Format: Paperback
  • “We Are All Connected” is a series that explores how we all live together in a shared balance upon Mother Earth. Each book explores a specific ecosystem with a focus on one animal and its adaptations for survival within that ecosystem. Indigenous interviewees, each living within the same area, have responded to strategic questions as to how their community interacts with the land, their traditional territory. Explore each text with a sense of inquiry in mind.

    8 We Are All Connected Titles

    Coast Salish, Coastal Rainforests and Cougars
    Haisla, Rivers and Chinook Salmon
    Inuit, Tundra and Ravens
    Lakota, Mixed Grasslands and Bald Eagles
    Métis, Wetlands and Mallards
    Nisga'a, Ponds and Leopard Frogs
    Nlaka'pamux, Grasslands and Rattlesnakes
    Sto:lo, Riparian Forests and Black Bears

    Each title covers the following curricular areas.

    Traditional storytelling and artwork begin each title from the focus Indigenous territory.

    Science: Biodiversity, classification, life cycles, food chains, food webs and connections between living and non-living things are just some of the science concepts included in each book.

    Social Studies: Contemporary and historical Indigenous cultural knowledge flows throughout each book. Local land forms, gatherings, harvesting practices and government are some of the social studies concepts included in each book.

    2 Foundation Titles

    The two foundational books provide deeper understanding of the content of the “We Are All Connected” titles.

    We Are All Connected: The Earth, Our Home- explores biomes, ecosystems and biodiversity.

    We Are All Connected: The Earth, We Share- explores the interconnectedness between living and non-living things.

    Coming soon – A FREE set of lesson plan downloads that will have an inquiry focus. If you are a member of our website, you will receive the download link via our Newsletter. Otherwise, keep checking the website!

Authentic Canadian Content
$9.95

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We Are All Connected: The Earth, We Share
Author: Brenda Boreham
Format: Paperback
  • “We Are All Connected” is a series that explores how we all live together in a shared balance upon Mother Earth. Each book explores a specific ecosystem with a focus on one animal and its adaptations for survival within that ecosystem. Indigenous interviewees, each living within the same area, have responded to strategic questions as to how their community interacts with the land, their traditional territory. Explore each text with a sense of inquiry in mind.

    8 We Are All Connected Titles

    Coast Salish, Coastal Rainforests and Cougars
    Haisla, Rivers and Chinook Salmon
    Inuit, Tundra and Ravens
    Lakota, Mixed Grasslands and Bald Eagles
    Métis, Wetlands and Mallards
    Nisga'a, Ponds and Leopard Frogs
    Nlaka'pamux, Grasslands and Rattlesnakes
    Sto:lo, Riparian Forests and Black Bears

    Each title covers the following curricular areas.

    Traditional storytelling and artwork begin each title from the focus Indigenous territory.

    Science: Biodiversity, classification, life cycles, food chains, food webs and connections between living and non-living things are just some of the science concepts included in each book.

    Social Studies: Contemporary and historical Indigenous cultural knowledge flows throughout each book. Local land forms, gatherings, harvesting practices and government are some of the social studies concepts included in each book.

    2 Foundation Titles

    The two foundational books provide deeper understanding of the content of the “We Are All Connected” titles.

    We Are All Connected: The Earth, Our Home- explores biomes, ecosystems and biodiversity.

    We Are All Connected: The Earth, We Share- explores the interconnectedness between living and non-living things.

    Coming soon – A FREE set of lesson plan downloads that will have an inquiry focus. If you are a member of our website, you will receive the download link via our Newsletter. Otherwise, keep checking the website!

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$9.95

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I Want to Win!: A book about being a good sport
Author: Sue Graves
Format: Hardcover
  • Bella always needs to win - no matter what. At summer Fun Club, she gets mad whenever someone beats her in a game. When she struggles during a tent-making competition, Bella would rather give up than keep trying. Can she learn to do her best and feel good about it, even if she's not the winner? With the help of the club leader, Bella discovers that she can make a tent, even if it's not the best tent - and that being a good sport feels much better than being a sore loser.

    I Want to Win! uses simple, easy-to-read text to introduce the concept of being a good sport. The book also includes a two-page series of pictures that invites kids to tell a story in their own words. A special section for adults suggests discussion questions and ideas for guiding children to talk about their feelings. Ideal for home and K-3 classroom setting.

$18.95

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I Don't Want to Be Nice!: A book about showing kindness
Author: Sue Graves
Format: Hardcover
  • Finn is not very kind to his classmates, and he cares mostly about himself. He doesn't help Ahmed or Lily. He shoves Molly and Freddy on the playground. In soccer, he doesn't play fair. The children are mad at Finn. Then, when no one wants to play with him at recess, he feels sad and lonely. How will Finn find a way to make it all better? Ultimately, Finn's teacher helps him see that he can change his mean behavior and that kindness leads to friendship and fun.

$18.95

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My Book of Birds
Author: Geraldo Valerio
Format: Hardcover
  • Geraldo Valério is an artist who loves birds, from majestic Golden Eagles and Snowy Owls to brilliant cardinals and jays to the tiniest of hummingbirds. Here he presents his favorites, with beautiful collage illustrations and brief descriptions that highlight intriguing facts about each one.

    The illustrations show a variety of feathered creatures in their natural habitats as they hunt for food, impress their mates, nest, and care for their young. The concise, accessible text provides information ranging from clever techniques for finding food to remarkable physical features to fascinating behaviors. But above all, Geraldo Valério shares his passion for birds in this lovingly created album, inspiring young readers with their beauty and the excitement of discovery.

    Includes an introduction, glossary, index and sources for further information.

$24.95

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You Hold Me Up
Traditional Territory: Métis
Format: Hardcover
  • This vibrant picture book, beautifully illustrated by celebrated artist Danielle Daniel, encourages children to show love and support for each other and to consider each other’s well-being in their everyday actions.

    Consultant, international speaker and award-winning author Monique Gray Smith wrote You Hold Me Up to prompt a dialogue among young people, their care providers and educators about reconciliation and the importance of the connections children make with their friends, classmates and families. This is a foundational book about building relationships, fostering empathy and encouraging respect between peers, starting with our littlest citizens.

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$19.95

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Bullying: Deal with it before push comes to shove
Author: Elaine Slavens
Format: Paperback
  • Kids deal with bullying in its many forms on a daily basis. This newly revised and reissued edition of Bullying: Deal With It is a popular and proven resource in Lorimer’s Deal With It conflict resolution series. Quizzes, comics and graphic novel-style illustrations help make this an engaging and accessible way to approach a complex and all-too-common problem.

    This book will give kids the know-how to deal with bullying, whether they are the targets, witnesses, or even bullies themselves.

    Bullying 101 explains the many forms that bullying can take, from name-calling to physical fights to cyberbullying
    Letters to the “Bully Counsellor” illustrate real-life examples of bullying
    Quizzes test your anti-bullying skills
    A resource page lists helpful organizations, books, and websites

$12.95

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Trudy's Rock Story
Author: Trudy Spiller
Traditional Territory: Gitxsan
Format: Paperback
  • When a young girl from the Gitxsan Nation argues with her brother, she remembers the teachings of her grandmother and goes in search of a stone to share her feelings with.

    This engaging First Nation’s story teaches children that it is okay to have feelings and shows them how to process and release negative thoughts.

$16.99

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Stolen Words
Traditional Territory: Cree
Format: Hardcover
  • A little girl helps her grandfather regain the language taken from him as a child.

    The story of the beautiful relationship between a little girl and her grandfather. When she asks her grandfather how to say something in his language – Cree – he admits that his language was stolen from him when he was a boy. The little girl then sets out to help her grandfather find his language again. This sensitive and warmly illustrated picture book explores the intergenerational impact of the residential school system that separated young Indigenous children from their families. The story recognizes the pain of those whose culture and language were taken from them, how that pain is passed down, and how healing can also be shared.

    24 Pages
    8.5 x 8.5
    Picture Book
    Ages 6-9 / Grades 1-3

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$17.95

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Speaking Our Truth: A Journey of Reconciliation
Traditional Territory: Métis
Format: Paperback
  • Canada's relationship with its Indigenous people has suffered as a result of both the residential school system and the lack of understanding of the historical and current impact of those schools. Healing and repairing that relationship requires education, awareness and increased understanding of the legacy and the impacts still being felt by Survivors and their families. Guided by acclaimed Indigenous author Monique Gray Smith, readers will learn about the lives of Survivors and listen to allies who are putting the findings of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission into action.

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$29.95

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